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10 Reasons Why10. Totally changes "where I went on my summervacation" journal entry.9. Finetune in to images not easily visible on apaper map.8. Lesson plans, kmzs, and tutorials, that havebeen lined up with standards, are available!!7. Eliminates the need of flat, wall maps.6. Bring the locale of a book to life by use oftours. (IE Make Way For Ducklings, LittleHouse On the Prairie or for older students:Around the World in 80 days, Grapes of Wrath)
10 Reasons Why5. Make the world a smaller place. Create placemarksof family members, e-mail pals, etc.4. Ability to turn ANY lesson (geography, history,literature) into a more engaging and memorableexperience.3. Pre-Visit your upcoming field trip includingdistance and directions.2. Latitude and Longitude coordinates take on muchmore meaning and understanding.1. Visit locations (both present and past -- on earthand in space) that you and your students willprobably never see in a lifetime.
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KMZ’s & KML’sKMZ/KML FILESA KMZ or KML is a google earth landmark(s). Once youopen the KMZ, it immediately takes you to the location(s)in Google Earth. ( A KMZ file is simply a "zipped" KMLfile.)KML Gallery - http://earth.google.com/gallery/
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